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Posted September 10th

Area Sales Manager - NYC

New York, NY

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Employer

WanderingBear Coffee

Industry

Production and Manufacturing

Founded

2014-01-01

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Posted September 10th

Area Sales Manager - NYC

New York, NY

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Wandering Bear Coffee is looking for an enthusiastic, hungry, and talented Area Sales Manager to help grow our retail grocery sales in the NYC Metro area.
About the Role:
Wandering Bear Coffee is looking for an enthusiastic, hungry, and talented Area Sales Manager to help grow our retail grocery sales in the NYC Metro area. At a high level, this role will be responsible for both opening new store accounts as well as managing and improving sales performance at existing store accounts.

This role will be tasked with aggressively growing our retail presence. This role will work closely with our distribution and merchandising partners to collaborate towards this shared goal. This role will work primarily in the field in the NYC Metro area, as required to call on store accounts and will be expected to work part of the time from our NYC office.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  •  Open new store accounts in accordance with sales and growth strategy as outlined by VP of Sales. 
  • Develop strong relationships with store buyers, as well as distribution and merchandising partners. 
  • Regularly call on new and existing store accounts to manage relationships, in-store placement, promotional schedule, in-store marketing support, inventory management. 
  • Regularly gather and analyze distributor and vendor reports to track sales performance. 
  • Work with retail partners as well as marketing team to schedule, coordinate and execute in-store demos; will be expected to occasionally execute demos themselves. 
  • Passionately educate buyers, store personnel, partners, and customers about the brand and product(s). 
  • Live and breathe the brand at all times, represent the brand as an ambassador in every interaction, conduct business in a manner in line with our company values. 
Requirements & Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-2 years experience in retail sales in the NYC Metro area, preferably in the Natural/Specialty channel (refrigerated beverage a plus). 
  • Willingness to travel regionally (NY, NJ, CT) if needed. 
  • Must have weekend availability and ability to work flexible hours. 
  • Incredibly organized and detail-oriented. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills -- verbal and written. 
  • Must be appropriately competitive and motivated to beat sales targets. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. 
  • Must love coffee, iced coffee, and the food & beverage industry 
Location
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New York, NY
Function Details
  • Reports To Regional Sales Manager
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